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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Speaking with a spitting sound, as if in a rage; Making an explosive sound

Usage examples (35)
  • Verb (used with object) : The fire sputtered cinders
  • OTOH, your ongoing dickwaving and purple-faced sputtering is something I enjoy.
  • A bit of audio doctoring mangled Pogue ` s AT&T in sputtering mimicry of a bad connection.
  • People in sputtering cars roared by, honking, hooting at the cowboy family in the horse-drawn wagon, churning up dust in their faces. for more
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